A Love That Feels Like Home: Celeste + Brandon’s Real Wedding

Maybe it’s the precious details of Celeste + Brandon’s elegant wedding day, maybe it’s the simple way spring ushers all things out of dormancy, or maybe a combination of both. I’m not quite sure, but something about this specific union of love, of all the beautiful and awe-inspiring weddings we’ve seen through Perfect Wedding Guide, has me in tearing up. {Seriously.}

Revisiting this incredible day vicariously through Kayla Kitts Photography‘s lens and highly trained eye, especially during this time of year, is an absolute treat. The delicate vibrancy of Celeste’s wedding gown is reminiscent of new spring blossoms, and yet there is a familiarity surrounding Celeste + Brandon’s devotion to each that comforts one as does the end of winter.

I’m not alone in my adoration of this particular wedding, either. Kayla, despite her years of experience with so many beautiful couples, was choked up during their ceremony as well.

Time has passed, but I can still hear Celeste saying in her vows, “This may seem like the start of a new journey, but to me…it feels like coming home.”  My heart almost burst, and the lump came to my throat quickly as I held back tears.  When you’re marrying your soul mate, your best friend, it’s home.  She couldn’t have said it better.

Kayla, Kayla Kitts Photography

 

And then, of course, Hotel Albuquerque lent itself to the day so well. Delightful pops of turquoise and lavender framed Celeste + Brandon as they celebrated the beginning of the rest of their lives together in one of Albuquerque’s most wonderful and accommodating venues, and in the company of their loved ones and the local vendors they collaborated with.

Words can only go so far as to describe their celebration though, so we’re eternally grateful to Kayla for sharing this wedding with us. Her photography always encapsulates invaluable moments so well, and this wedding was no exception.

Perfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony gown outdoor natural shot arch hotel venue natural lightPerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony wedding invitation paper hyacinth lavender floral details pretty modern traditionalPerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony wedding gown outdoor natural light portrait bride couple veil sunshinePerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony wedding couple blonde hair make up tux groom bride love outdoor ceremony photography natural lightPerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony wedding couple outdoor natural light romantic love ceremony hair makeup tux beauty menswear bowtiePerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony wedding vows officiant party outdoor natural light tux suit gown bridesmaids lovePerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony weddingPerfect Wedding Guide New Mexico Albuquerque Santa Fe planning design inspo inspiration photography local marriage love engagement ceremony wedding Photos by Kayla Kitts Photography

 

Venue  |  Hotel Albuquerque
Coordinator  |  Found Hearts Event Planning
Dress  |  Melissa Sweet by David’s Bridal
Hair + Makeup  |  C. Johnson Makeup
Florist  |  Eco Flower
Shoes  |  Blue by Betsey Johnson
Rings  |  Zales
Suit  |  Men’s Wearhouse
Officiant  |  Kelly Atkin with Amor Ceremonies
Cake  |  Cake Fetish
DJ  |  Too Hot to Stop

 

Perfect Wedding Guide wedding planning design inspiration budget floral bouquet arrangement New Mexico Albuquerque greenery Santa Fe flowers natural organic local

One thought on “A Love That Feels Like Home: Celeste + Brandon’s Real Wedding

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s